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Black People With HIV in Rural Areas Less Likely to Have Undetectable Viral Load

Sixty percent of Black people living with HIV in rural areas achieved viral suppression in 2018,  far short of the Ending the HIV Epidemic goal of 95%, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The findings highlight the persistent and stubborn disparities Black people experience all along the HIV… Read More »

UK: Black people less likely to be engaged in HIV care, with more cases of viral rebound

There are ethnic disparities in relation to two key indicators of the quality of HIV care, but there are no differences in viral suppression within a year of starting treatment, Dr Rageshri Dhairyawan told the virtual British HIV Association (BHIVA) conference yesterday. Although the differences are not large, dealing with them is necessary if the… Read More »

Tika Sumpter to co-host virtual summit for Black mothers

Tika Sumpter, attends ABC Television’s Winter Press Tour 2020 at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena on January 08, 2020 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) Tika Sumpter and Thai Randolph unveiled Sugaberry, a lifestyle brand for moms of color a few months back and they’re continuing their rise with a virtual summit when many… Read More »

Efforts To Address Hardest Hit Black, Latino Communities Hamstrung By Generations Of Distrust In Health System

Data show that black Americans are infected and dying in disproportionate numbers. But for a community that has been mistreated and exploited by the health system for centuries, it can be difficult to then turn to those very institutions for help. Advocates say directed communication is key to helping the vulnerable group. Politico: ‘I’m Not… Read More »